Messages Remembering Msgr Richard Albert
AYEAR has gone by, but we still remember Monsignor’s strident appeal to his Stella Maris Church community to give of their time, talent and treasure. He led by example: his founding of the St Patrick’s Foundation and support of St Monica’s Home stand out among his achievements. In time, the Stella Maris Church community were pulled in by his charismatic approach and the Stella Maris Foundation was the result.
We continue to feel his presence and guidance as we serve the needs of the Grant’s Pen and surrounding communities through skills training, in conjunction with the Heart Trust; and counselling, with the help of the university, where we also provide a medium Monsignor Richard Albert is presented with a citation by ProComm’s Jean Lowrie-Chin during Stella Maris’ 10th anniversary celebration at which he was honoured in April 2008.
for students doing their practicum. These are just a few of the continuing works of the Foundation.
We are always comforted
because we know that he continues his appeal for our success from the lofty heights above.
May his soul rest in peace.
Gardens with skills training centres in Seaview Gardens (Christ The Redeemer); Olympic Gardens (St Margaret’s Centre), an early-childhood education centre in Riverton Meadows and a home for the abandoned elderly (St Monica’s Home) in White Marl, St Catherine.
St Patrick’s Foundation offers a variety of programmes and services ranging from food, health care, early-childhood education, skills training in wood work, commercial food preparation, cosmetology,
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customer service, electrical installation and introduction to computer technology. The Foundation is still going strong. The directors, members of staff and the entire community feel indebted to the late founder, Monsignor Richard Albert.
Just as you were, you will always be treasured forever in our memory. Rest in peace. HERMINE METCALFE, OD, BH [M] Chairman St Patrick’s Foundation